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The Whitehouse Wind Symphony will perform as part of the festivities taking place at the Field of HonorⓇ at the Jacobus Vanderveer House in Bedminster.
The Whitehouse Wind Symphony will perform as part of the festivities taking place at the Field of HonorⓇ at the Jacobus Vanderveer House in Bedminster.

Free Outdoor Armed Forces Day Concert

5-21-2022
Jacobus Vanderveer House
3055 River Rd. Bedminster, NJ 07921

Event Description

The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community band under the direction of Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr. will present a FREE concert Field of HonorⓇ at the Jacobus Vanderveer Hous. . The program will feature patriotic selections such as “America the Beautiful,” marches by John Philip Sousa, and selections from the Broadway musical “Les Miserables.”

This concert is just one of many events taking place that day. From 11 am – 3 pm, the Jacobus Vanderveer House will also be open for tours, which will include a viewing of the new Pluckemin Cantonment interactive model and video. There will also be historic demonstrations, including reenactors from Lamb’s Artillery.

The concert is FREE and open to the general public, although donations will be accepted to benefit the band, a non-profit group comprised entirely of volunteer musicians. Audience members of all ages are encouraged to bring picnic blankets and chairs. In the event of inclement weather or public health emergency, the announcement to postpone or cancel this concert will be made on the band’s website, Facebook, and Instagram. Attendance is at one’s own risk; discretion is advised, especially for those at high-risk for infection for COVID-19.

Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through funds administered by the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission.
mission, a division of the Department of State.